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Graduate Engineer

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About The opportunity | Ko te āheinga:

Our Operations team is looking for a Graduate Engineer who is proactive, solutions-focused and has a passion for our environment. This is an exciting opportunity to get into the engineering space with Council and will expose you to a wide range of activities including: flood control and drainage infrastructure design, stopbank earthwork modelling and design, gravel resource allocation management, and engineering consenting advice.

 You will be part of a team working in a fast paced and diverse environment. We have a large portfolio of work and some big projects to achieve in the next few years within the Hawke’s Bay region. There will be plenty of coaching and support to grow your skills and knowledge under the guidance of your peers and leaders.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe:

You will be able to remain calm under pressure, pick up systems with ease, and able to juggle multiple tasks on the go.  You will also be a great communicator who gets along with a wide variety of people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

 In addition to the above you will also:

  • Have a relevant tertiary qualification in river or coastal processes/engineering/hydrology.
  • Be a self-motivated, hands-on, and energetic person with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Be a team player who is open to positively contributing to our team
  • Have an interest in learning and developing new skills

What we offer | Nga huanga mōu:

The salary range for this role is between $68,040 to $75,600 and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Other benefits of working for our team include limited income protection and life insurance and other well-being initiatives. HBRC also has a strong commitment to developing and upskilling people within a flexible and supportive working environment.

 All applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand.

 To view the job description please click here.

 If this sounds like you and you are ready to start your career in engineering, then apply now! Applications close 1 December however we will be interviewing suitable candidates as they apply so please express your interest for the role ASAP.

 Please apply via  Seek.

About us | E pā ki a mātou:

At Hawke’s Bay Regional Council our purpose is to work with our community to protect and manage the region’s precious taonga of rivers, lakes, soils, air, coast and biodiversity for health, wellbeing and connectivity. Our organisation is diverse, and our work is varied. Our structure comprises of six key business units; Corporate Services, Integrated Catchment Management, Asset Management, Māori Partnerships, Policy & Regulation, and the Executive Advisory Group which also consists of the Civil Defence and Emergency Management.


We focus on prioritising:

Te kounga o te wai, te haumarutanga me te mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi o te whakamarutanga | Water quality, safety and climate-resilient security.  

Kia koi, kia toitū hoki te whakamahinga o te whenua | Climate-smart and sustainable land use. 

Kia ora, kia āhei, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki te rerenga rauropi | Healthy, functioning and climate-resilient biodiversity. 

Kia toitū, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki ngā ratonga me ngā hanganga ā-whare | Sustainable and climate-resilient services and infrastructure. 


14 November 2022

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